Liverpool by its imports supplies the counntry with food and corn

Liverpool by its imports supplies the counntry with food and corn (panel on the façade of St. George's Hall, Liverpool) by Conrad Dressler (1856-1940). 1882-1901. Istrian stone. Photograph, caption, and commentary 2009 by Jacqueline Banerjee [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

By the aid of Mr. T. Stirling Lee, a thorough scheme was drawn up to supply the vacant bases, pedestals, panels, friezes, &c. with sculpture decoration as indicated in Elmes original design, and within the last ten years the municiplaity has carried out a small portion of this scheme, commencign with a series of twelve panels on the East Front, six on each side of the portico.

The first six, illustrating the Growth of Justice, were executed by Mr. Stirling Lee. The recenty added six correspnding panels representing National Prosperity — are the work of Mr. Chas. J. Allen, Mr.Conrad Dressler, and Mr. T. Stirling Lee respectively. [The Studio]

Related Material


Cavanagh, Terry. The Public Sculpture of Liverpool. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1996.

Read, Benedict. Victorian Sculpture. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1982.

Last modified 12 June 2009